Aortic Valve Regurgitation: A Comprehensive Review

Oluwaseun A Akinseye, Aradhana Pathak, Uzoma N Ibebuogu
Current Problems in Cardiology 2018, 43 (8): 315-334
Aortic regurgitation (AR) has an estimated prevalence of 4.9% in the Framingham study, with moderate or severe AR occurring in 0.5% of the study population. The incidence and severity of AR increases with age, and may occur acutely or as a chronic valvular disease with distinct presentations, natural history and management strategy. Our review is a comprehensive description of the varied presentation of aortic regurgitation and its management.

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